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Windows 7: OS choice menu

28 Mar 2010   #1
bios2bb

XP & 7
 
 
OS choice menu

Hi,

That black screen thing which contains "Earlier Version of Windows" and "Windows 7". I want to do 2 things:

1) Rename Earlier "Earlier Version of Windows" to Microsft Windows XP Professional.
2)The default highlighted choice be the first option. Meaning "Earlier Version of Windows"

Thanks...


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28 Mar 2010   #2
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

You can use Easybcd to rename boot menu options or change the order. Download from link below.

Download EasyBCD 1.7.2 - NeoSmart Technologies
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28 Mar 2010   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello BIOS2bb, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, this can help show you how to change the what OS you want as the default one to startup in.

Default Operating System - Change Default Boot OS

and to rename any one of them:

Dual Boot - Change OS Name in Windows Boot Manager

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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28 Mar 2010   #4
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Open an administrative command line, type "bcdedit /set {ntldr} description "Windows XP" " then to change the default selected, type "bcdedit /default {ntldr}"
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28 Mar 2010   #5
bios2bb

XP & 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello BIOS2bb, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, this can help show you how to change the what OS you want as the default one to startup in.

Default Operating System - Change Default Boot OS

and to rename any one of them:

Dual Boot - Change OS Name in Windows Boot Manager

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Thanks alot... it worked...
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28 Mar 2010   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome. Glad we could help.
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